About Us

About Hot Air Ballooning Scenic Rim & Our Team

Hot Air – The Best Crew on the Best Balloons
Queensland is the most popular location offering hot air balloon rides in Australia with HOT AIR taking off daily from the Scenic Rim and Gold Coast and Cairns. Visitors from all over Australia and from over 27 countries come hot air ballooning with us on the Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Cairns, Palm Cove and Port Douglas.

Only the Best will do
Choose to go on Hot Air Ballooning Scenic Rim & you’ll fly as part of the biggest fleet of hot air balloons in Australia. Operating over 12 years, Hot Air is Australia’s largest operator of balloon rides, with an impeccable safety record. We fly innovative state-of-the-art hot air balloons combined with world’s best practice in balloon operations, safety systems and equipment.

The Team
As Australia’s premier hot air balloon operator, HOT AIR has an experienced & expert team made up of our Chief Pilot, our Senior Pilots, Flight Support Crew, Coach Drivers, Marketing, Management, Reservations and Accounts teams.

Our Hot Air Balloon crew are a qualified and professional team, working hard to provide a quality, safe, memorable experience for each and every passenger.The Hot Air team are continually working to improve our service and standards and complete training and development programs on an ongoing basis. These standards for hot air ballooning uphold & reflect the full Ballooning safety standards in Australia, highly regarded internationally & monitored by the Civil Aviation & Safety Authority CASA.